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GSLGlobal Systems Laboratory

The Global Systems Laboratory of NOAA conducts world-class applied research.

Research today for better forecasts tomorrow.

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Thumbnail New research finds reduced observations from commercial aircraft impact regional weather model’s accuracy

National Weather Service says accuracy of official forecasts has not been affectedAircraft-based observations are one of the most important meteorological observation sources within the modern global observing system. Flight reductions related to the COVID-19 pandemic raised questions about whether the loss of meteorological observations from ai...

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GSL Staff Profiles

Tanya Peevey

I grew up in Wasilla, Alaska and after graduating high school and taking a gap year I discovered my passion for space. So, I moved to Dallas, Texas to pursue a degree in Ph...

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Jonathan Joyce

Jonathan is a software engineer focused on developing modern, highly scalable systems to better serve the needs of weather scientists, forecasters, and the general public. ...

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Tanya Smirnova

I am a senior scientist in Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) working for Earth Prediction Advancement Division (EPAD) in Global Systems...

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Kate Zhang

My work focuses on chemical model development and coupling, as well as air quality predictions and studies. One of the primary developers leading the development of GEFS-...

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Siwei He

My research mainly focuses on the land surface modeling, especially on the subgrid processes and snow processes. I have developed a stochastic subgrid snow model, the FPE...

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Bonny Strong

I progressed from software engineering into Project and Program Management as I began to see how I could be more effective to ensure the success of software projects in t...

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GSL's Mission

The Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) of the Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL) conducts world-class applied research and directed development resulting in technology transfer of environmental data, models, products, and services that enhance environmental understanding with the outcome of supporting commerce, supporting National Weather Service (NWS) in protecting life and property, and promoting a scientifically literate public.